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Dr. Alan Ettinger

Podiatry
Fort Worth, TX
50 years experience male

Locations

Office

Fort Worth, TX

Address

1001 12th ave, Fort Worth TX 76104
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

About

Bio

I have been in practice for Thirty five years. I am an avid sports fan. I collect sport memorabilia. I enjoy all forms of music. I have played woodwinds since I was nine years old. I have been married for forty two years. I have always worked out. I now enjoy my Grand kids.

Specialties
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Podiatry

Doctor Q&A

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1.3K Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
On average: 6 to 8 weeks.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Raynauds: Color changer may be a vasospasm. See your pcp. They can evaluate this.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Try not to get the medication on good skin. Cut a hole in tape and place over the wart to protect skin.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Fungus: Dry skin, eczema, allergy are some causes.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Once healed: You may be able to wear shoes more comfortable and therefore improve your dancing.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Yes: You can have bruising post surgery. If you are concerned check with your sugeon.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Give it time: Sometimes ice can help as well as elevation and rest.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Most Corns: Are due to a over growth of bone. I suggest you see a podiatrist.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
See your Podiatrist: This is a common problem in podiatry.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
You: Can not stop bunions from growing. Wearing low heels may delay growth but heredity wins out.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Change your : Workouts. Try to do more seated exercises use a 1/4 to 1/2 inch heel lift to help rest tendon.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Mechanics: You may have plantar fasciatis.. I suggest you see a podiatrist.
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Bruising: Will occur after fracture because there ia bleeding.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Splint: The toe to the next toe for 4 weeks. Tape works well.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Acid: Vinegar is an acid. You probable have a inflammatory reaction.By the way vinegar will not cure athletes foot.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Unrelated: Sounds like you are getting night cramps. Try calcium 1200 mg at night. See your family dr. For an evaluation.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
No: But you are concerned. Make an appointment with your family dr.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Not : True i feel its more supportive to be in shoes. Its ok to go barefoot once in a while.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
You must: Treat the fungus infection. After the infection is gone use a urea based skin cream.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
You may: Have bone spurs. A common problem treated by podiatrist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
The skin: Condition is usually not associated with pain. I suggest she see a podiatrist.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
We tend to inherit our size hair color as well as foot size.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
A flat or pronated foot can cause this also hip rotation can cause this. I have noticed that as we get older our gait gets wider and outward or abduct... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Find a Podiatrist. Get evaluated. Your husband may not have inherited his family's foot problems.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Pain, Change in gait,Lower extremity pain, low back ,pain knee pain, hip pain. These are just some of the complications.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Possible fungus: Injured nail, stains from nail polish, smoking or lung disorders are some causes.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Lubricates skin: In my experience tee tree oil is ineffective for fungus nails.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Control: There are medications and diet that can control gout
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Neuroma: You may have developed a neuroma. See a podiatrist for treatment.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Yes: It is a systemic disease.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Foods high in purines like red meats, shell fish, dry beans, black eyed peas, beer and wine.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Clinical: Appearance, KOH stain, culture, pas stain.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Dry skin: Itchy, cracks in skin. Redness, sometimes there will be blisters.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Shoes: It is very difficult to change running style.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Athletes foot: And ring worm are both caused by fungus. Dry skin can be treated with a good dry skin cream.
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Topical: Anti-fungals work well.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Systemic Disease: Involving purine metabolism. Blood test is needed to check uric acid levels.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Treat: With an anti- fungal cream. I also suggest you see a podiatrist or dermatologist.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
No cure: But you can control gout with diet and medication.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
You : May have neuropathy or tarsal tunnel.I suggest you see a podiatrist.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
No: But arthritis can be effected by the barometric pressure.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Do: You mean the nail is curving. Nail beds do not shrink.
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
You: Need to be evaluated. You may need an MRI to see if there is a tear in the tendon.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Yes: It is much better to use hand weights or a weight vest than ankle weights.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Great toe : Joint is the most common, but it can start in any joint. Acute inflammation may cause the color changes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Try: A silicone toe separator. Very often a bone is the cause. Go to your podiatrist.

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Mar 22, 2022
New Orleans don't know the doctor or toes bones bad where you the doctor any location?
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ettinger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ettinger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks. Btw, I am also playing tennis again but using a brace to protect my ankle from rolling over. Seems to work well....although the strain now rides up to my reconstructed knee because there is ...Read More
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I have suffered with Anxsaty for years and never had these symptoms as I dont feel ambitious wem it happens is there anything else this coul
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Thank you. I went to my doctor today and he gave me a referral after checking my feet out. I will make an appointment with a podiatrist soon

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1972MD

Awards

numerous awards
Top Doctor, Third Place, Fort Worth Region - Spring
2015
Top Podiatrist, First Place, Fort Worth Region - Spring
2015

Affiliations

Baylor PSC I and II
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